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jersey, much needed temporary housing. and in new york tonight, there are new questions about why politicians for decades didn't heed warnings about what could happen if a superstorm like sandy came ashore. katie? >> reporter: good evening, lester. there was a 14-foot storm surge here on lower manhattan, completely submerging this subway station. the damage is so bad here, they don't know when ore if they'll ever by able to open it. swamped subways. >> a record storm surge here in the new york city area. >> reporter: massive power outages and beach front neighborhoods leveled. while officials say sandy was unprecedented, it wasn't entirely unexpected. for three decades, officials were told to prepare for a storm of historic proportions and a l law. >> nobody's taken the political courage to say, here's the standard for prepareness, here's the standard for recovery, we're going to help you fund it and then we're going to punish you if you don't get is there. >> reporter: three state reports since 1975 focused on preparedness, one addressed new york's preparability saying the sea le
a bus in new york city fell from an elevated highway and slammed into a utility pole, which peeled its top off. this summer a tire blew out on a bus going from chicago to st. louis, killing one and injuring dozens. as officials begin their investigation into what happened today the bus company says it has never had an accident like this before. >> we take them over there. that's what he was trying to do. i don't know what happened. >> reporter: as for the driver, he was interviewed by police at the scene of the crash. it's not known what he told them. craig melvin, nbc news, new york. >>> we turn now out west where northern california and parts of oregon are bracing for impact tonight from a third round of heavy storms. many areas have been hard hit by flooding in recent days, and tonight one california county is preparing for what could be a disaster. nbc's miguel almaguer is in the mountain town of truckey, california, along the rising river. >> reporter: good evening. tonight this area is under a state of emergency. the truckee river runs for 121 miles between california and nevada
end before. >> reporter: but can also come full circle. michelle franzen, nbc news, new york. >>> we have reached the end of an era for what was once a must-read. this is a cover of the last-ever print edition of "newsweek," which is switching to an online-only format after 80 years. the final cover features the old "newsweek" building on madison avenue here in midtown manhattan and fittingly, a #signify the transition to digital. it hits newsstands tomorrow. >>> the christmas spirit have alive and well, but what about the airing of the grievances? if you watched a lot of "seinfe "seinfeld" you know what i'm talking b fest views, a holiday, as george's dad put it for the rest of us, is tonight. it was popularized when frank costanza described his moment of clarity one holiday season. >> many christmases ago, i went to buy a doll for my son. i reached for the last one they had. but so did another man as i rained blows upon him, i realize there had had to be another way. >> what happened to the doll? >> it was destroyed. but out of that, a new holiday was born. a festivus for the rest
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